If you’re often wondering about the history of Linux, Kathleen Howard of DigitalOcean has a short article detailing about its origins of Linux. The article takes you back to the Bell Labs days with Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie, to the big roles Linux Torvalds, Richard Stallman and others have contributed to the Linux project over the years, and to where it is now.
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (codename Bionic Beaver) is slated for release April 26. After March 8, you can download and work on the first beta now. What’s new? Gnome 3.28, faster boot speed, a new minimal installation option, and a slew of other features. I’m excited about jumping in and using this latest gem from Ubuntu. To get more details, check out this article from itsfoss.com.
Lastpass or 1Password are password managers that allows you to keep track of your passwords. If you want a bit more privacy, there’s an open-source version called BitWarden, that you can run yourself on your own server. You can download the source code from Github, or better yet you can run inside a container using a Docker image. Instructions how to install are available on this article.